The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

30 October 2018. Gent, Belgium. Conference: Can livestock business involvement in the global South help save the world? Organised by Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Belgium and be-troplive

Can the public sector, not-for-profit organizations and private actors work together and invest in livestock and animal health in the global South? Can their collaboration help to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s)? 

More info: definitive program and flyer of the event.
“An introduction to public-private partnership for sustainable development” – Björn Macauter, General Manager Ondernemers voor Ondernemers
Private investment in livestock and animal health 

  • What is your company/organisation doing in types of activities related to animal health/livestock in the global South? 
  • How do you think the work of your business/organisation contributes to overall sustainable development and by extension the SDG agenda? 
  • Do you see certain trade-offs between your business interests and overall sustainable development? • What would be the most important requirement for successful collaboration between different stakeholders to assure sustainable development and to attain the SDGs? 
  • Maarten De Gussem for Vetworks/Flanders Poultry Cluster, Belgium 
  • Geoffry Ackaert for Inovet, Belgium 
  • Moussa Coulibaly, for the Federation of Intervenors of the Meat Livestock Sector (FEBEVIM), Mali • A representative for Zoetis, Belgium 

How can different stakeholders work together in the field of animal health and livestock to assure sustainable development? 

  • Moussa Coulibaly, the Federation of Intervenors of the Meat Livestock Sector (FEBEVIM) 
  • Ronald Kabbiri, PhD, Ugent Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Department of Agricultural Economics 
  • Guy Hendrickx, CEO at Avia-GIS 
  • Jelle Goossens, Rikolto